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Science Department

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These descriptions are for the Science Department, which is represented by the color teal. The positions of the Science Department include the following.

Chief Science Officer

The Chief Science Officer is responsible for all the scientific data the ship/facility collects, and the distribution of such data to specific section within the department for analysis. S/he is also responsible with providing the ship's captain with scientific information needed for command decisions.

S/he also is a department head and a member of the Senior Staff and responsible for all the crew members in her/his department and duty rosters.

Assistant Chief Science Officer

The Asst. Chief Science Officer assists Chief in all areas, such as administration, and analysis of scientific data. The Asst. often take part in specific analysis of important data along with the Chief Science Officer, however spends most time overseeing current project and their section heads.

Science Officer

There are several general Science Officers aboard each vessel. They are assigned to their duties by the Chief Science Officer and his Assistant. Assignments include work for the Specialized Section heads, as well as duties for work been carried out by the Chief and Asst.

Answers to the Chief and Asst. Science Officer, or the section head they are assigned to.

Alien Anthropologist / Anthropologist

Specialised Science Officer in charge of the Alien Culture Section. This role involves the study of all newly discovered alien species and life forms, from the long dead to thriving. There knowledge also involves current known alien species. Has close ties to the History Section.

Answers to the Chief and Asst. Science Officer.

Astrometrics/Stellar Cartography Officer

Specialized Science Officer in charge of the Astrometrics Section. This role entails the maintaining, correction and production of new stellar maps. Has close ties with the the Physics and Stellar Cartographer Sections.

Answers to the Chief and Asst. Science Officer.

Biologist

Specialised Science Officer in charge of the Biology Section. This role entails the study of biology, botany, zoology and many more Life Sciences. On larger ships there many be a number of Science Officers within this section, under the lead of the Biologist.

Answers to the Chief and Asst. Science Officer.

Historian

Specialized Science Officer in charge of the History section. This role entails the detailed study of civilizations past histories, and there implication and involvement in the future development of cultures. Has close ties to the Alien Culture Section.

Answers to the Chief and Asst. Science Officer.

Language Specialist

Specialized Science Officer in charge of the Linguistics section. This role involves the study of new and old languages and text in an attempt to better understand and interpret there meaning.

Answers to the Chief and Asst. Science Officer.

Physicist

Specialized Science Officer in charge of the Physics Section. This role entails the study of mathematical calculations and there implication and viability on the natural physics of the universe. It also involves the study of the natural physics of the universe and attempts to decipher them. Has close ties with the Stellar Cartographer and Astrometrics Section.

Answers to the Chief and Asst. Science Officer.

Stellar Cartographer

Specialized Science Officer in charge of the Stellar Cartographer bay. This role entails the study of all spatial phenomenon, and the implications of such phenomenon. Has close ties with the Physics and Astrometrics Section.

Answers to the Chief and Asst. Science Officer.

Scientist's Mate

The Scientist¹s Mate trains and supervises Science crewmen in departmental operations, repairs, and protocols; maintains duty assignments for all Science personnel; supervises all specimen preparation, cataloguing, and storage; and is qualified to temporarily act as Chief Science Officer if so ordered.

The Scientist¹s Mate reports to the Chief Science Officer.

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